Blackberry Beats $48M Patent Claim After Texas Trial


Russell Hayman and a team that included Sarah Chapin Columbia, Jon Dean, Rita Yoon, Leigh Martinson, Casey Campbell, Hasan Rashid and Tala Jayadevan won a Texas federal court jury’s verdict of non-infringement for client BlackBerry regarding a pager patent. The plaintiff had sought $47.9 million in royalties, but the jury agreed that the patent technology was irrelevant to the Blackberry system.